Monday, December 15, 2014
Anti-terror measures: How tech helps fight the counter-terrorism war
Science is being used to counter "technically aware terrorists", as part of a wider technology push for countering international terror threats, according to the UK government's recent Protecting the UK Against Terrorism policy document. Because of the nature of the counter-terrorism beast, exactly what technology is being used and how it is being implemented is not in the public domain. That doesn't mean, however, we are unaware that communication monitoring techniques are at the very heart of the surveillance and interception policy and have been for many years.